The Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics. This Fall, 3 UCLA mathematics professors, including 2 emeriti, were recently elected in the 2014 class of AMS fellows.
Oct 08 2013, 9:34 am
As natural disasters continue to wreak havoc on lives and property and government tackles the conundrum of health care and pensions, there is a need for well-qualified mathematicians to assist in shaping the future of our national policies.This fall, the Department launched the major that will train students to master these skills and more
Become a member of the highly competitive United States of America Junior Mathematical Olympiad team? Check. Become America's top-ranked chess player under the age of 15? Check. Become the youngest person ever to take for-credit classes at Boise State University? Check.
UCLA Math ranked 4th in the list of Best Schools for Math Majors according to the 2013 - 2014 PayScale College Salary Report. Other schools within the top five include UCSB, UCSD, UC Davis, and UC Berkeley.
Jul 29 2013, 3:32 pm
Assistant Professor Marcus Roper's goal is to apply mathematics to make new discoveries about how cells solve physical challenges. Those challenges and the solutions organisms have found for them have left deep imprints on how life has evolved. For instance, how and why did multicellular life arise?